16771 Boones Ferry Rd #100, Lake Oswego, OR 97035

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Helping people solve
their immigration problems

Marandas Sinlapasai Garcia, LLC is one of Portland's premier immigration law firms counseling individuals, families, and businesses with immigration law concerns.

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Helping people solve their immigration problems

Marandas Sinlapasai Garcia, LLC is one of Portland's premier immigration law firms counseling individuals, families, and businesses with immigration law concerns.

Experienced Immigration Attorneys That You Can Trust


The dedicated immigration attorneys at Marandas Sinlapasai Garcia, LLC represent individuals, families, and businesses in a variety of immigration law, family law, and litigation matters. We combine our experience, knowledge, and never give up attitude to provide clients with strong legal representation. We work hard to achieve the best outcome possible.

Our firm attorneys gained experience working for non-profit legal service organizations and law firms. The attorneys are actively involved in community organizations and local, state, and national bar organizations.

Our Attorneys


Portland Immigration Attorney John J. Marandas

John J. Marandas


(503) 607-0444

Portland Immigration Lawyer Chanpone P. Sinlapasai

Chanpone P. Sinlapasai


(503) 607-0444

Portland Immigration Attorney Luis M. Garcia

Luis M. Garcia


(503) 607-0444

Portland Immigration AttorneyCorina Ubario

Corina Ubario


(503) 607-0444

Immigration Legal Services

  • Family Immigration​​​
  • Humanitarian Protection
  • Business Immigration​​​
  • Removal Defense
  • Consular Processing​​​
  • Naturalization​​​
  • Waivers​​​
  • Know Your Rights

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Marandas Sinlapasai Garcia, LLC
16771 Boones Ferry Road, #100
Lake Oswego, OR 97035

(503) 607-0444

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John J. Marandas

John J. Marandas received his B.A. from Santa Clara University in 1994 and his J.D. from Willamette University College of Law in 1997. Mr. Marandas is a co-founder of Marandas Sinlapasai, LLC in Lake Oswego, Oregon. He represents immigrants in the areas of family and business immigration, naturalization, removal defense and appeals. Mr. Marandas also assists clients with divorce, annulment, custody, parenting time, property/debt, and support matters. Mr. Marandas is a member of the American Immigration Lawyer Association (AILA) national Media and Advocacy Committee, and has provided testimony to the Oregon Legislature on bills relating to immigration. Mr. Marandas currently serves on the Oregon State Bar’s Unlawful Practice of Law (UPL) Committee, and recently was appointed to serve as the UPL liaison to the local AILA chapter. He is a past chair of the AILA Oregon, and is a past liaison to Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) in Oregon. Mr. Marandas is also a member of the Oregon State Bar Family Law Section, and serves as a mentor to new lawyers in Oregon.

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Chanpone P. Sinlapasai

Chanpone Sinlapasai is a partner with Marandas Sinlapasai, LLC She represents clients regarding general immigration law matters including humanitarian relief, visas, citizenship issues, consular processing, removal defense and appeals. Ms. Sinlapasai focuses her practice in assisting children who have been abused, abandoned and neglected, and individuals who are survivors of domestic violence, serious or violent crimes, and human trafficking. She collaborates with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies and advocates to assist survivors of crime and to protect their victims’ rights through the criminal, civil, and immigration systems.

Ms. Sinlapasai received her J.D. from the Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College, in 2002 and is a member of the Cornelius Honor Society. She earned her B.A. (English & Philosophy), from Santa Clara University, 1998. Ms. Sinlapasai is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) in an AILA co-liaison for Immigration Custom’s Enforcement (ICE). Ms. Sinlapasai is also serves as the Chair woman for the Oregon Commission on Asian & Pacific Islander Affairs (OCAPIA).

Ms. Sinlapasai has been involved with the immigrant and refugee community all of her life in Oregon and California. In addition to her immigration law experience, she has first-hand knowledge of the challenges an individual and family face when coming to a new country, as her family resettled in the United States as refugees from Laos in 1980.

Her volunteer work includes serving as the past president of the board for Immigrant Refugee Community Organization (IRCO), member of the Oregon Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Immigrant Crime Victim’s Rights Enforcement subcommittee, and a member of committees including the Victims of Crime Act Advisory Committee for the State of Oregon, the DOJ’s Crime Victim’s Right Compliance Project Advisory Committee, and a member of the FBI Citizen’s Academy.

Awards and Achievements:

  • Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO) Minoru Yasui Voice of Change Award
  • Oregon Govenor Kate Brown Oregon Woman of Achievement Award
  • The Oregon State Bar President’s Public Service Award
  • Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization Service Award
  • The 2015 Gerald H. Robinson Award for Excellence in Advocacy
  • U.S. Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Investigation Director’s Community Leadership Award
  • National Crime Victims Law Institute Gail Burns-Smith Excellence in Victim’s Services Award
  • The Oregon American Immigration Lawyer’s Association Pro Bono Award
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Luis M. Garcia

Luis Garcia is an associate attorney with Marandas Sinlapasai, LLC (MSPC). At MSPC, Luis emphasizes the representation of individuals in removal and deportation proceedings, and provides representation and services in connection with affirmative applications for naturalization, family based immigration, asylum and related relief, and relief for survivors of domestic violence.

Luis received his law degree from the University of Oregon School of Law and his B.A. from Concordia University in Portland, Oregon. Luis is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and currently serves as ProBono co-liaison. Luis is also a board member of the Oregon Hispanic Bar Association (OHBA). In his spare time, Luis also participates as a volunteer attorney in free naturalization, DACA and Know-Your-Rights workshops.

Luis is fluent in Spanish and as an immigrant from Mexico, understands the many challenges that immigrants and their families face and can provide a unique perspective on complex immigration issues. Luis takes pride in helping families with their immigration matters and his goal is to provide exceptional client-oriented service to all his clients and their families on immigration matters.

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Corina Ubario

Corina Ubario is an attorney at Marandas Sinlapasai, LLC She was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She received her undergraduate degree in political science from the University of California, Irvine in 2012. She moved to Oregon to attend law school at the University of Oregon and graduated with her J.D. in 2017. Corina has interned for various immigration organizations in California, Washington D.C. and Oregon, such as, The Public Law Center, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., Catholic Charities and the Imimigration Court. Corina is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.